The Thiel College Department of Music and Theatre presents its 67th Annual Thiel Christmas Festival Concert at 4 p.m. Dec. 8 in the William A. Passavant Memorial Center.
Thiel College, a leading liberal arts college in northwest Pennsylvania, is directly connected to today’s historic first-day-of-issue dedication ceremony for a stamp commemorating television’s most beloved children’s show host Fred Rogers H’69.
Historian, author and Thiel College President Susan Traverso, Ph.D., hopes recent developments and ongoing research into the 80-year-old mystery surrounding one of the College’s most famous honorary degree recipients, Amelia Earhart H’32, will call attention to and renew interest in the achievements of the aviation and women’s rights pioneer.
The 22nd annual Kappa Sigma See-Saw-A-Thon to raise money for the Military Heroes Campaign begins at noon Thursday, Sept. 29 and continues until noon Sunday, Oct. 2.
Thiel College education majors are studying Eric Jensen’s book, “Teaching with Poverty in Mind: What being poor does to kids’ brains and what schools can do about it” in Dr. Doug Hazlett’s class. The book details the cognitive and physical changes that happen in young developing brains continually burdened with stress.
The Thiel College Xi-Epsilon Chapter of Kappa Sigma will host its 20th annual See-Saw-A-Thon during Homecoming to raise money for Jillian, a nine-year-old who has ependymoma, a form of brain cancer.
Thiel College alumnus Joseph Boyou ’06 plans to publish memoir about his escape from bloody African civil, his time as a college student, the birth of his child and death of his wife, and his career as an Air Force staff sergeant.
Thiel College alumnus is Pittsburgh’s ambassador for the paranormal. Haydn Thomas ’72 earns notoriety for conducting engaging tours of haunted Pittsburgh sites.